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Johannesburg, South Africa


Tips for copy editing your own work

January 4, 2019

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Featured Posts

May 4, 2019

Today's post will give you a few ideas on how to get started on the search for the perfect critique partner and critique group.

April 27, 2019

Today we discuss beta readers and critique partners, those essential ingredients in upping your writing game to the next level.

February 11, 2019

What is an Inciting Incident - and do we need one? Read on to understand why (and where) we need inciting incidents in our books.

February 3, 2019

What is Showing vs Telling, why is Showing important, and how can we spot Telling in our own writing?

January 4, 2019

My list of 30 tips for copy editing your own work

December 21, 2018

Facing post-Nano edits can be daunting, so here are a few tips to help you face this monumental task to whip your manuscript into shape.

November 23, 2018

Today’s post is aimed specifically at those entering ROSA's Strelitzia Contest, but it’s just as useful for anyone preparing to submit their work to agents or editors, because today I’m looking at how to write a synopsis – what to include and (most importantly) wha...

November 9, 2018

12 handy tips for writing effective, attention-grabbing blurbs for query letters and retailer book descriptions.

November 2, 2018

‘Blurb’ is an industry term for a short summary of the book, shorter than a synopsis, usually anywhere from one to three paragraphs. There are two reasons you might need an effective book blurb.

October 19, 2018

Confused between a logline and a tagline, and wondering why an author even needs to know this? Then read on!

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